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Is it haraam for a woman to wear coloured clothes even if it fulfils the conditions of hijab?

Image may contain: one or more people and people standingQ: Is it haraam for a woman to wear colored clothes even if it fulfils the conditions of hijab? If it is haraam, then is there a hadeeth or verse to prove that? What is meant by saying it should not be an adornment in itself?.

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It is not one of these conditions that it should be black. A woman may wear whatever she wants, so long as she does not wear a colour that is only formen , and she does not wear a garment that is an adornment in itself, i.e., decorated and adorned in such a way that it attracts the gaze of men, because of the general meaning of the verse (interpretation of the meaning): Continue reading Is it haraam for a woman to wear coloured clothes even if it fulfils the conditions of hijab?

Dear Single Muslimat! Du’as for Getting Married

Image may contain: one or more people1. Perform Salat-ul Hajat and ask Allah (Subhanhu Wa Ta’ala) to grant you a pious compatible husband.

2. Do not pay attention to the questions of people and do not allow yourself to become overwhelmed by their comments and questions.

3. Ponder over the fact that this worldly life is temporary, and in fact very short. Our real objective in life is the worship of Allah (Subhanhu Wa Ta’ala). Hence, whilst you have the opportunity to engage in a lot of Ibadat, use this time profitably rather than spending it in disappointment and depression. You will Inshallah find the great sweetness Allah (Subhanhu Wa Ta’ala) has kept in His worship. Continue reading Dear Single Muslimat! Du’as for Getting Married

What is the ruling on taking off hijaab

No photo description available.What is the ruling on taking off hijaab and uncovering the face when traveling abroad in obedience to my mother’s demands, on the grounds that I attract unwelcome attention?

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The difference between Hijaab & Niqaab

Image may contain: textThe difference between hijaab and niqaab is that the hijaab is that which covers all the body, whilst niqaab is that which covers a woman’s face only.

The woman’s dress as prescribed in sharee’ah (“Islamic dress”) is that which covers her head, face and all of her body.
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How to be a good mother-in-law

10374081_10152838521643685_4560741344666519030_nWe are all familiar with the persona of the stereotypical mother-in-law — a woman generally portrayed with an intrusive and critical nature. Mothers-in-law are derided in comedy sketches, in horror stories, in books, and in real life.

A Mother-in-law, that person who is most frequently the butt of a lot of jokes. Mother-in-law, the person who is considered a meddler. Mother-in-law, the person who is considered a busybody. Mother-in-law, just saying the name conjures up all sorts of connotations! Continue reading How to be a good mother-in-law

Some Advice To Sister Who Wants To Wear Hijab

Image may contain: one or more peopleIt is often difficult to explain our Muslim practices to other people, just as we may not understand the way someone of another faith practices their faith. As members of the same communities, it is important to ask them about their practices as well.

Many of your Christian friends have seen Catholic priests and nuns who practice the modest dress. Theworld famous Mother Teresa practiced the modest dress as she worked tirelessly among the poor in India. Orthodox Jewish women also practice the modest dress and believing Jewish men wear the skull cap at all times. Anyone who travels in Spain or Italy sees that many of the village women still dress modestly.  Continue reading Some Advice To Sister Who Wants To Wear Hijab

Fiqh of Marriage – Wives are “Mates”

screen-shot-2014-07-27-at-4-42-22-am-770x522Women are vital to the very existence of all humans. After all, men are born from women, not the other way around. Allah the Majestic tells us in the Quran that He has created both men and women, all from a single person, Adam, peace and blessings be upon him. From Adam, Allah created his mate (Eve) and from these two Allah brought forth many men and many women. Continue reading Fiqh of Marriage – Wives are “Mates”